How to have a Sustainable Christmas

Christmas can be a very stressful time of the year for many reasons including arranging time to visit family in different areas, meal preparing/cooking, buying gifts, attending the festivities all while managing to find time to rest and relax.

For me though, I have added another kind of priority the past couple of years to my list: how can I be more sustainable during the holidays?

How to Effectively Talk About Climate Change

In this inspiring, pragmatic TED talk, Katharine Hayhoe, a leading climate scientist, shows how the key to having a real discussion is to connect over shared values like family, community and religion — and to prompt people to realize that they already care about a changing climate. 

Declaring a Climate Emergency: How to Avoid Greenwashing

Far and wide, we have seen councils, cities, and even businesses in some cases, declaring a climate emergency.  As of the end of July 2019, there are 901 jurisdictions across 18 countries that have made the declaration. A part of me celebrates this success – people are finally waking up to the reality that we are inContinue reading “Declaring a Climate Emergency: How to Avoid Greenwashing”